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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  £45,000 - £55,000

Nr Bridgwater, GB

Career Area:  Nuclear Development

Electrical Assurance Lead

A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.

•    Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater
•    £45,000 - £55,000 plus benefits
•    Permanent
•    Full time

The Opportunity


As the first of the UK’s next generation of nuclear power stations, Hinkley Point C (HPC) is a vital part of the UK’s future energy strategy and is both of high profile and high complexity. Its delivery will be reliant not only on innovative engineering and construction but also on the strongest of leadership and technical qualities amongst its staff. 

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an Electrical Assurance Lead to join the Site Operations team at HPC, accountable for setting technical standards for the installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance of electrical utilities.

The Role


As a subject matter expert, you'll take responsibility for assessing operability and maintenance of electrical utilities at HPC. You'll ensure technical electrical standards are met through monitoring legislative compliance and safety rules across the HPC project. 

Specifically, you'll be accountable for the following:


  • Liaising with the engineering teams to develop and agree technical standards for electrical utilities
  • Reviewing technical designs and procedures to ensure electrical utilities meet the required standards and regulations
  • Monitoring adherence to site- specific electrical standards
  • Conducting site surveillance on electrical installations under construction
  • Assessing operational feedback to determine lessons learnt for HPC


The Skills


To be successful in the role, you'll be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:


  • Degree in a relevant engineering subject or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge & experience of HV and LV electrical systems design, installation, testing and maintenance
  • Knowledge & experience of HV and LV electrical systems switching, isolation and control including electrical operation safety rules
  • Knowledge of appropriate Regulations and Codes of Practice (Electricity at Work Regs, BS 7671 IET Wiring Regulations and associated COP, National Grid Code, Electricity Connection Standards of Performance)
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation including HASAWA, CDM


Competitive Salary & Benefits


At EDF we’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. We’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing.  


In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, gym membership, discounts and employee pricing. 

Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application.


Why EDF?


Together, we can beat the climate crisis.  Together, we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.   


When it comes to saving the planet, everyone’s talking the talk these days. As Britain’s biggest generator of zero carbon electricity, we’re not just talking about it, we’re doing something about it.   


At EDF every single one of us is 100% committed to reducing the UK’s carbon emissions to Net Zero. We’re generating the right mix of low carbon electricity to power the nation today and building the low carbon infrastructure Britain will need tomorrow.    


Our people form a 10,000+ strong community, rich in diverse backgrounds and perspectives. We empower our people with the skills they need to build a successful career and to bring our purpose to life in their work.  


Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.

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